Dublin: M. H. Gill and Son, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #23452 .
12mo. 60pp. Blue cloth, gilt title on upper board. Ownership blindstamp else a fine copy.
Patrick Pearse was President of the New Ireland Literary Society. This is his first book. The lectures are: Gaelic Prose Literature; The Folk-SOngs of Ireland; and The Intellectual Future of Gaelic.
In 1916, he was Commander-in-Chief of the Easter Rebellion and was executed in Kilmainham Gaol on May 3 of that year.